May. 13, 2021

Are Saudi Arabia and the UAE on the same page?

Peninsula/Politics

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) seem to be on the same page on regional dialogue with Iran, for several reasons.

Reports indicate that the Emiratis helped facilitate direct talks between Saudi and Iranian officials in Baghdad last month. Moreover, both Riyadh and Abu Dhabi are emphasizing the importance of dialogue with Tehran in what seems to be a well-coordinated campaign to cultivate better ties with Iran. The backdrop is a flurry of diplomatic tours in the Gulf separately pursued by the Saudi, Iranian and Turkish chief diplomats...

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Anna Jacobs
Anna Jacobs
Anna Jacobs is a political officer with The Shaikh Group's Track II Dialogue for Mutual Security ... Full Bio
فارسیPersian
فارسیPersian
عربيArabic
عربيArabic